Rob Butler | State Manager – NSW
After working at the Ford Motor Company for several years in Southampton, England a change of career beckoned and the role of U.K Operations Manager at BCN (Southampton) saw the opportunity to forge a career in the Damage Management industry, where Rob gained accreditation in IICRC for Fire and Smoke Damage Restoration, Odour Control, Applied Structural Drying, Water Damage Restoration, and Applied Microbial Remediation.
Rob began to apply his expertise in the Restoration of rooms within the historic Houses of Parliament and as a Project lead in fire/flood damage at Bristol Cathedral. Rob’s work in this area saw him become a Fellow at BDMA (British Damage Management Association).
Rob and his wife Sue moved to Australia in 2011 where Beau and Holly were born, and he continued his career in Restoration. One of the largest projects Rob worked on was at the Wivenhoe Hydro Power Station in Qld. Managing the project in tough working conditions, they were still able to come under budget on a project that was valued at over $2.8 million. His vast experience in the industry working with several large Restorers has been an ideal preparation for the new role at FRA.
Away from the working environment, Rob loves his early model Classic American car, travelling around the country with his family, cricket and soccer. As a people person, he genuinely cares about customers, Rob always looks to provide solutions to every problem. His aim is to develop and assist FRA become the most highly regarded Restorer in NSW.